Dick Turpin Legends and Lies by Terry Deary


Dick Turpin Legends and Lies by Terry Deary

Five strangers watch Dick Turpin hang. Each has a story to tell about the famous highwayman. The fascinating truth about one of history's great villains. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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80 pages
Interest Age: 10+


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Publication date

9th March 2007



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